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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Exports: Misc. twine or cable

Misc. twine or cable, the No. 882 export by value totaled $2.5 million for the month of December, $44.76 million through December of 2018, and $26.8 million for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Markets

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$13.18 M
2Canada$8.29 M
3South Korea$5.38 M
4Singapore$2.63 M
5China$1.68 M
6Qatar$1.3 M
7Dominican Republic$1.09 M
8Australia$715,091
9Belgium$678,433
10Hong Kong$617,252
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $44.76 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. $3,937,145
2Low-Valued Imports and Exports $3,711,553
3Port Laredo $3,693,463
4Port of Seattle, Wash. $2,693,263
5Port of Savannah, Ga. $2,569,610
6El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $2,015,968
7Port of Los Angeles $1,980,606
8Port Miami $1,960,974
9Port Huron Blue Water Bridge, Mich. $1,524,952
10Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,385,614

U.S. exports of Misc. twine or cable increased 66.98 percent through December to $44.76 million

U.S. exports of Misc. twine or cable increased 66.98 percent from $26.8 million to $44.76 million in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 882 through December among the roughly 1,265 export commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 951 for the last full year with a total value of $26.8 million, a $1.93 million, 7.75 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 South Korea, No. 4 Singapore and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif., No. 2 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 3 Port Laredo, No. 4 Port of Seattle, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

In the last previous full year, the top trade partners were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 Canada, No. 3 United Arab Emirates, No. 4 Dominican Republic and No. 5 Thailand. The leading gateways were No. 1 Low-Valued Imports and Exports, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 Port Miami, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Savannah, Ga..

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $13,175,814
2Canada $8,286,860
3South Korea $5,381,973
4Singapore $2,626,922
5China $1,675,812
6Qatar $1,295,017
7Dominican Republic $1,093,990
8Australia $715,091
9Belgium $678,433
10Hong Kong $617,252

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1LAREDO, TX $1,661,456
2LOW VALUE $1,579,416
3MIAMI, FL $1,147,492
4EL PASO, TX $1,139,608
5SAN DIEGO, CA $1,130,958
6LOS ANGELES, CA $1,103,946
7NOGALES, AZ $976,054
8HOUSTON-GALVESTON, TX $943,650
9DETROIT, MI $774,290
10SEATTLE, WA $683,226

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 142.58 percent compared to last year to $3.94 million.
  • Low-Valued Imports and Exports rose 6.56 percent compared to last year to $3.71 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 79.71 percent compared to last year to $3.69 million.
  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 536.95 percent compared to last year to $2.69 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 80.72 percent compared to last year to $2.57 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. exports to No. 1 Mexico increased $5.77 million, 77.84 percent, (29.44 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. exports to No. 2 Canada increased $986,747, 13.52 percent, (18.52 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 3 South Korea increased $5.03 million, 1445.92 percent, (12.02 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 4 Singapore increased $2.54 million, 3022.64 percent, (5.87 percent market share).
  • U.S. exports to No. 5 China increased $1.46 million, 693.42 percent, (3.74 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 69.59 percent of all these Misc. twine or cable exports from the United States were shipped to the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $31.15 million of the $44.76 million total.

All totaled, 37.1 percent of all these Misc. twine or cable exports from the United States were shipped from the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $16.61 million of the $44.76 million total